~ A Visit from Berlin to Whistler to Victoria to Vancouver ~

My dear friend, Michael, from Berlin came out to visit me for 10 days (April 24 – May 3). I did have to work a bit when he was here, but I could curtail my hours somewhat and enjoy some time with my very good friend that I have known for 33 years! We did walk around Lost Lake, where we did actually get lost! There … Continue reading ~ A Visit from Berlin to Whistler to Victoria to Vancouver ~

~ A Walk in Squamish ~

Last weekend (April 15), it was gorgeously sunny and I had to go to Squamish (a 40 min. drive south from Whistler) for yet another vet appointment for Donner our dog.  She had been spade a couple of weeks prior and her incision was a little too pink and the doctors were concerned and so gave her antibiotics. This was a follow-up appointment, her third … Continue reading ~ A Walk in Squamish ~

~ Winter’s leaving? What of the Birds?~

This morning, I met my gang of birdwatchers down at Lorimer Rd. There were 9 of us, sometimes there are more people, sometimes less. 17 cm’s fell in the mountains last night and when I left the house at 7:50, approximately 8 cm’s (3 1/2 “) lay on our stairs and sidewalk …. should I stay and shovel?  I do have the contract for this … Continue reading ~ Winter’s leaving? What of the Birds?~

~ A little break at Starbuck’s ~

An hour’s break at Starbuck’s, one of the many Starbuck’s in Whistler. This one is located at the Creekside. I asked the gal if she had any vegan treats, the only one was a multi-grain bagel, which I accepted gratefully, toasted with jam, yum, yum. Then she explained that they did have some vegan chips, apple chips and these “Hippie Snacks“. Coconut clusters with pumpkin … Continue reading ~ A little break at Starbuck’s ~

~ 40 more cm’s….. in Whistler!! ~

So much “more” snow!  I couldn’t believe it!         “Somebody’s going to have fun digging out their car….. or not!” “I’m having a blast digging out my pine cone!” “I love the snow!!” “…. that’s me swimming through the snow, I really do love this powdery white stuff!” After playing in the snow for 4 hours, while my family shoveled all the … Continue reading ~ 40 more cm’s….. in Whistler!! ~

~ Happy New Year! Here comes exciting 2017! ~

Oh beautiful 2016… thank you for this year…. thank you for my health, the health of the people I know (and don’t know), our happiness, our strength, the adventures, the travel, the excitement….. !  I am grateful! I wish for this health and happiness to spread far and wide to all living beings!     … and thank you to everyone for all your likes … Continue reading ~ Happy New Year! Here comes exciting 2017! ~